This Labor Day, We Need Protests

Labor Day is traditionally a time for picnics and parades. But this year is no picnic for American workers, and a protest march would be more appropriate than a parade.

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  • Shell Unveils Plan to Replace Union Labor Days Before Talks - Bloomberg
    ... refinery without union labor. Shell will have trained and deployed enough “relief workers” by mid-summer to keep the 327,000-barrel-a-day...
    03/3/2015 - 9:32 am | View Link
  • ACGC to start school before Labor Day - West Central Tribune
    Minnesota statutes allow “flexible learning year programs,” such as ACGC’s four-day week, to start school before Labor Day.
    02/28/2015 - 10:50 am | View Link
  • West Branch to open before Labor Day - Salem News
    University of Michigan Schedules Final Exams on Dec. 23, Squeezing ... - Accuracy in Academia
    02/26/2015 - 2:04 pm | View Link
  • Marylanders support post-Labor Day start for schools, poll says - Baltimore Sun
    Franchot plans to testify Thursday in favor of a bill that would require Maryland public schools to start the academic year after Labor Day.
    02/26/2015 - 8:18 am | View Link
  • Toyota calls union pay demands impossible; talks outcome key for ... - Yahoo! Finance
    Toyota calls union pay demands impossible; talks outcome key for ... - Yahoo! News
    02/24/2015 - 2:46 pm | View Link
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  • Post-Labor Day start would benefit counties; no school on Thanksgiving
    Mark Twain famously stated, “A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” I was recently reminded of that quote, when I read a recently published article entitled, “Delegate sponsors bill that requires a post ...
    03/3/2015 - 2:02 pm | View Link
  • The Company That Made #TheDress Once Faced a Child Labor Scandal
    I expect the white-and-gold dress to come out later this year." The day after the hoopla broke out, Roman Originals told the Boston Globe that worldwide sales were up 560 percent. But while almost every possible aspect of the dress insanity has now been ...
    03/3/2015 - 11:39 am | View Link
  • Late Labor Day, snow days complicate school schedules
    Some Cape Cod students may have to contend with homework along with the throngs of tourists on Labor Day weekend. With the traditional end of summer coming as late as possible this year — the first Monday in September is Sept. 7 — some school districts ...
    03/2/2015 - 6:26 am | View Link
  • Whitney: Start school after Labor Day? Too late
    It’s hard to think of school start dates in academic terms. Faced with the dilemma of beginning the school year in August or after Labor Day, our minds wander to our youth, when summers were meant to last forever and the ringing of the school bell meant ...
    02/28/2015 - 8:59 am | View Link
  • Day Labor surprise: Aberdeen woman's bad experience with helpers highlights concerns
    Having two felons in her home and a broken hinge on her door left Rhonda Retzlaff shaken this week after using temporary workers offered by a state Department of Labor program. Day Labor connects people willing to work temporary day jobs with those who ...
    02/26/2015 - 3:14 pm | View Link
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  • When is Labor Day in 2015?
    When is Labor Day in 2015? Dates of Labor Day 2015 from, the world's largest holiday database.
    03/3/2015 - 1:12 am | View Website
  • Labor Day ( 2014 )
    Looking for Labor Day (2014) info? Find movie times, trailers, reviews, tickets, cast photos and more on Fandango.
    03/2/2015 - 6:57 am | View Website
  • Labor Day 2014
    Rewarding a hard day's work . Momentum is gathering to raise the federal minimum wage, and we'll continue to make the case that no one who works full time should live ...
    03/2/2015 - 4:26 am | View Website
  • Labor Day
    Labor Day in the United States is a holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It is a celebration of the American labor movement and is ...
    03/1/2015 - 9:17 pm | View Website
  • The History of Labor Day
    An illustration of the first Labor Day parade, held on Sept. 5, 1882, in New York City. The holiday was organized by the Central Labor Union to exhibit "the strength ...
    03/1/2015 - 5:42 pm | View Website
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